Obi Toppin Scouting Report

Team: Dayton Pos: PF Age: 22 (March 4th, 1998) Height: 6’9 Weight: 220 lbs Wingspan: 7’2 Strengths: Toppin’s biggest strength is his athleticism as he has scouts drooling over the combination of length, size, and vertical. His ability to make a defense pay as a lob threat will be valuable. He also possesses a 7’2 …

Predicting Tom Thibodeau’s Effect on the Knicks

Despite what many people may think, Tom Thibodeau has had a very successful career in coaching. He won Coach of the Year in the 2010-2011 seasonWon coach of the month 6 timesHe won a title as an assistant coach with the Celtics in 2008Has served as an assistant coach for Team USA because of his …

James Wiseman Scouting Report

Team: Memphis Pos: C Age: 19 (March 31st, 2001) Height: 7’1 Weight: 240 lbs Wingspan: 7’6 Strengths: There is a lot to like physically at 7’1 with a great 7’6 wingspan. He also moves incredibly well for someone at this size. On offense, he is a great rim runner as he can beat his man …

LaMelo Ball Scouting Report

Team: Illawarra Hawks  Pos: PG Age: 18 (Turns 19 in August 2020) Height: 6’8 Weight: 181 lbs Wingspan: None officially listed Strengths: LaMelo Ball is one of the best passers in this class. He makes many hard passes look easy. Ball can hit players running in transition that are 60 ft. away from him and …

Killian Hayes Scouting Report

Team: Ratiopharm Ulm Position: PG Age: 18 (Turns 19 in July 2020) Height: 6’5 Weight: 192 Wingspan: 6’8 Strengths: Killian Hayes jump shot has improved greatly over the last couple of months and has really made strides. His mechanics are sound as it’s a quick and fluid release. Hayes displays great comfort shooting off the …

Jaden McDaniels Scouting Report

Team: Washington Position: SF/PF Age: 19 (Turns 20 in September 2020) Height: 6’9 Weight: 201 Wingspan: 7’0 Strengths: The first thing to notice when you watch Jaden McDaniels is his impressive length. He is 6’9” with a 7-foot wingspan with a thin, athletic build. At his height, he is a very smooth and fluid athlete …

Deni Avdija Scouting Report

Team: Maccabi Tel Aviv Position: SF Age: 19  Height: 6’9 Weight: 219 Wingspan: 6’10.5 Strengths: The first thing that separates Avdija from most forwards is his ability to play-make. He just finds ways to get the ball to his target whether it’s a lob, bounce, skip, or whip pass around a defender. Deni has the …

Cole Anthony Scouting Report

Team: North Carolina Position: SG/PG Class: Freshman Age: 19 (Turns 20 in May 2020) Height: 6’3 Weight: 190 lbs Strengths: It’s evident he’s very talented. His handles are one of his bigger strengths and he knows how to keep his dribble alive. He is comfortable using either hand and can break his man down. He …

Jayson Tatum’s Emergence and How this is Just the Beginning

In recent weeks, Jayson Tatum has been on a tear. He has been one of the most impressive players in the NBA recently and I will be the first to admit that I did not see this coming. Before the start of the NBA season, BS Scouting listed our top 22 players under the age …

What to Make of the Warriors and Timberwolves After the Trade Deadline

Golden State Warriors: Received- Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves 2021 1st round pick (top 3 protected), Timberwolves 2021 second round pick Analysis:  Now it almost felt inevitable that D’Angelo Russell was not the long term plan and would be used as a trade piece to compliment the stars they have in place (Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and …